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Ali Asghar Khodadoust (27 October 1935[1] – 10 March 2018) was an Iranian eye surgeon. He was born in Shiraz, Iran. He specialized in corneal transplantation.[2] His reputation was the result of in his many studies on corneal diseases and transplantation biology.[3]

Khodadoust died on 10 March 2018 in New York City of coronary artery disease at the age of 82.[4]


  2. Sajjadi, S; Fesharaki, H; Abtahi, ZA; Murray, RT; Fereidan-Esfahani, M; Mazloumi, M; Abtahi, SH (2013). "The Persian legend of ophthalmology: Ali Asghar Khodadoust and his everlasting lines". Arch Iran Med 16: 373–6. PMID 23725074 . 
  3. "Ali Asghar Khodadoust". 
  4. Ali Asghar Khodadoust, Iranian legend of ophthalmology, passes away at 82